The Git Hole

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Tweet I consider myself a calm person with plenty of tolerance, I believe in productive discussion and love it – Part of my job as a consultant is to talk with Teams and explain them why you should choose a specific product over another, in 99.9% of those meetings there is one guy that don’t like the change (No One Like Changes) and you need in a calm way to explain and show him the benefits of the new tool – Forcing someone to do something is never a good thing. But sometimes there is no wining side in a discussion,...

TFS 2010 – TF30177 – Team Project Creation Failed

Monday, July 19, 2010

TFS 2010 - TF30177 – Team Project Creation Failed Today I tired to create new Team Project on TFS 2010 (Upgraded from 2008) and I got the following error: The Project Creation Wizard encountered a problem while uploading documents to the following server running Sharepoint Products: server..,. The reason for the failure cannot be determined at this time. Because the operation failed, the wizard was not able to finish creating the team project. I’ve checked for permissions and everything is Fine, I went to the TFS Administration Console to check if the SharePoint...

VSTS Beta 2 – Web Access Not Working With SERVERDEFAULT Tag

Thursday, December 17, 2009

VSTS Beta 2 - Web Access Not Working With SERVERDEFAULT Tag Strange problem with TFS 2010 Beta 2, it seems like SERVERDEFAULT tag is not working from Web Access 2010. In Visual Studio when I change the Status to - Active, Resolved, Closed etc.. there is an action inside the transition that takes the Clock and CurrentUser (Comes with default template). (see below) When performing the same action from Web I get a message that the Field (By, Date) cannot be empty. This works fine in 2008 Web Access. <TRANSITION from="Active" to="Closed"> ...

Scrum Masters Workbench – Create Project Structure in 5 Sec

Monday, December 7, 2009

Scrum Masters Workbench – Create Project Structure in 5 Sec Scrum 3.0 is very cool and easy to use in Team System 2010 Beta 2 - Scrum for Team System 2010 Beta 2 – Getting Started, but the template is not enough, Scrum for Team System Beta 2 comes with a free tool called “Scrum Masters Workbench”, this tool will help us to build the project structure much more easier. Full Guide       Full Guide Enjoy

Scrum for Team System 2010 Beta 2 – Getting Started

Scrum for Team System 2010 Beta 2 – Getting Started In my previous post I talked about the changes in Scrum 3.0 Scrum For Team System Version 3.0 - Beta 2 Released. So how to get started with Scrum 3.0? as you know Team System comes with 2 default templates – Agile, CMMI. To add the new Scrum template Download Scrum For Team System 3.0 Beta 2: http://www.scrumforteamsystem.com/dl/SfTSv3.Beta2.x86.zip http://www.scrumforteamsystem.com/dl/SfTSv3.Beta2.x64.zip There are separate installers for 32bit and 64bit editions of Windows; you will need to choose the appropriate...

Scrum For Team System Version 3.0 – Beta 2 Released

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Scrum For Team System Version 3.0 - Beta 2 Released Team System 2010 comes with many new improvements, one of the biggest improvements is Hierarchical Work items. In Team System 2008 we had only one relation between work items – Network topologies: Any two items can be connected and the link has the same name at both ends. In Team System 2010 we got more than just one topology of connection (my next post will be about all new topologies in 2010), so when using Team System 2010...

Customizing TFS 2010 Process Template – Test & Lab Manager

Monday, August 17, 2009

Customizing TFS 2010 Process Template – Test & Lab Manager With Visual Studio Team System and the integrated process templates, teams can deliver predictable results, continuously improve and adapt, and effectively collaborate and communicate with team members and stakeholders. One process does not fit all software projects or teams. Visual Studio Team System includes Microsoft Solutions Framework (MSF) for Agile Software Development and MSF for CMMI Process Improvement. In addition, partner organizations offer processes including SCRUM, EUP and FDD for Visual Studio Team system. These templates can be used as is,...

Some Team Foundation Server 2008 Reports give errors with SQL Server 2008

Thursday, April 16, 2009

Some Team Foundation Server 2008 Reports give errors with SQL Server 2008 Some reports will generate errors, when no errors occur with the same reports if used against SQL Server 2005. Depending on the specific data available for the report, and parameters selected, you may see errors similar to the following. You may also see some variations of these error messages, or see errors listed under a reports below when viewing other reports. The full error information will appear only if viewing the reports directly on the SQL...

Scrum Sprint Monitor on CodePlex

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Scrum Sprint Monitor on CodePlex bharry's just post about new tool for Scrum Users. Project Description Scrum Sprint Monitor is a screen saver designed to provide a birds-eye view on the team performance and the status of the current sprint on a large LCD monitor. It is a tool designed to help teams who are adopting Agile methodologies, such as Scrum or Lean development. You can download from CodePlex

Q: Work Item Definition – Layout Target Not Working

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Q: Work Item Definition - Layout Target Not Working   My post about How To: Manage Custom Controls In Team System and Web Access shows how to create Work Item Layout for Web and another for Team Explorer. I got a comment from a reader that this Target layout is not working. Reader:After exporting the Xml using Process Editor I’m editing the Xml file and inserting the new Layout, then I import it back to TFS and the Layout changes and only keeps <Layout Target="WinForms">. Process Editor don’t know how to work item Target...